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The DNA Exception Rule: A Way Around the Statute of Limitations

Recently, comedian Bill Cosby was accused of sexual assault by dozens of women. Many of these women said they were assaulted by Cosby decades ago. “Why can’t they just throw Bill Cosby in jail?” many people thought to themselves. The reason is the statute of limitations on sex crimes. Statutes of limitations serve a valid and necessary purpose in our criminal justice system. They are part of the system of…

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